After a wave of controversy at the beginning of the week with the announcement of the closure of four Bethesda studios, Microsoft is now preparing for its newest launch in the smartphone ecosystem. O Xbox Mobile Store arrives in July and will be an alternative to Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store.

The news was released by Sarah Bond, an executive recently promoted to president of Xbox, in an interview with Bloomberg, at the technology event Technology Summit. She confirmed that a complete portfolio of games from the house will arrive at the Xbox Mobile Store first on a website, and then in app format.

According to Bond, One of the main goals of the Xbox Mobile Games Store is to provide a truly accessible experienceregardless of the user’s location or platform.

“We’ll start by bringing our own original portfolio to [a loja móvel do Xbox]then you will see games like Candy Crush appear in this experience, games like Minecraft“, explained the executive. “We’re going to start on the web, and we’re doing this because it really allows us to be an accessible experience on all devices, in all countries, no matter what and regardless of the policies of closed ecosystem stores “.

Which Microsoft games might appear on the Xbox Mobile Store?

It is worth remembering that Microsoft does not directly develop mobile games, but through its mega acquisition of Activision Blizzard in 2023, which owns King, a developer of Candy Crushthe North American giant became an important agent in the segment.

Xbox Mobile Store arrives in July, according to Sarah Bond, president of the brand.Fonte:  Engadget

Furthermore, Microsoft’s mobile games portfolio now also includes other really strong names in the niche, such as Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile, Diablo Immortal e Warcraft Rumble. Not to mention other King titles, such as Candy Crush, Bubble Witch Saga, Farm Heroes Saga e Pet Rescue Saga.

Of course, it is worth mentioning Minecraft, which is not only a huge hit on smartphones, but also one of the best-selling games of all time. Therefore, Microsoft may have finally made a good move amid the various controversies in which it has been involved in recent months.

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